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Various Versions and their Values

Originally, as most of us must know, the Old Testament Scriptures were written in the Hebrew language. As early as the year 300 B.C. all the books bad been written, gathered and, by the careful judgment and general consensus of the church herself com piled into what we now know as the O.T. Canon. The […]

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The Heavens Declare

Do you hear the speech of the trees, of the birds, and of the sun? Do the stars and moon talk to you, so that you understand them? A great danger that we must guard against, as we live in this machine age of speed and transition, is to become deaf to nature. This is […]

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Acts 15:36-18:22

(Heretofore we have considered the dispute leading up to this council of Jerusalem. We next began to consider the council itself. And thus far we have considered the member ship of the council. We continue from this point.) B. Deliberations of the Council, vs. 6-21. 1. In general: a. What does the first part of […]

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The Color of Animals

The coloration of animals has long been a matter of controversy between the two groups of biologists, the naturalists and the physiologists. The naturalist has maintained that coloration in animals is entirely purposive and that colors and color patterns of animals are produced by some directive force or forces for purposes of security. The physiologists […]

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Science in the Elementary Grades

The purpose in teaching science, as in every other subject, is to give the child, through observation, a true knowledge and better understanding of God’s wonderful creation. An authorized definition of science is a systematized knowledge based on accurate observation, regarding universal laws, theories, general principles or known facts, After reading this definition, you will […]

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Redlands Young People’s News

Our Young People’s Society has enjoyed two major events in this past half year. They were the Christmas singspiration and an outing. We sponsored a Christmas singspiration on the evening of Dec. 22, following the church service. The group sang several carols and psalters. As a special number, lona Mantel sang a solo, “The New-born […]

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Of the Holy Spirit

“I believe in the Holy Ghost.” Such is the concise hut highly significant declaration of the faith of the church concerning the Holy Spirit. Explaining this the Heidelberg Catechism significantly points out that it means: “First, that He is true and co-eternal God with the Father and the Son; secondly, that he is also given […]

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God’s People – A Separate People

Should we isolate ourselves from the world completely, dress differently, etc.? If not, how should we he separate? These questions were presented to the undersigned along with the request for an article for Beacon Lights on the Meaning of Being a Separate People. The subject is one worthy of our attention not only because of […]

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Federation Board Report

Your Federation Board has held three meetings since our last convention. In our Septemher meeting a committee was appointed to draw up a list of topics from our library file for society after-recess programs. This list was completed and is now in the hands of the secretaries of our various societies. It is the hope […]

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